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April 15, 2024 6:27 PM

Devastating floods kill 58 in Tanzania, heavy rains persist

The floods that have swept through Tanzania in the last fortnight have proven catastrophic, claiming the lives of 58 people, prompting urgent calls for infrastructure improvements to prevent future tragedies. The Tanzanian government disclosed the d...

March 13, 2024 6:03 PM

Bangladeshi ship hijacked by Somali pirates

A Bangladeshi-flagged cargo vessel, MV Abdullah,  carrying coal and manned by 23 crew members has been hijacked by Somalian pirates in the Indian Ocean near Somalia coast. The ship was heading for Dubai from Mozambique's Maputo port when the pira...

February 27, 2024 5:53 PM

WTO implements new regulations to facilitate global services trade

In a landmark decision made at the 13th Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi, the World Trade Organization has announced the enforcement of new regulations to streamline international services trade. Following extensive negotiations, WTO members final...

January 24, 2024 5:16 PM

US asks China to urge Iran to curb Red Sea attacks by Houthis

The United States has asked China to urge Tehran to rein in the Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels attacking commercial ships in the Red Sea but has seen little sign of help from Beijing, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing U.S. officials. ...

January 23, 2024 12:40 PM

India-Nigeria partnership focused on inclusivity: EAM Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar led the sixth India-Nigeria Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) on Monday during his visit to Nigeria from January 21-23. He discussed new avenues for cooperation across various sectors with his Nigerian counter...

January 21, 2024 7:22 PM

Uganda President commends Indian diaspora’s role in economic growth at NAM Summit

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni expressed admiration for the substantial contributions of Indian returnees to his country's economic development, during the 19th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in Kampala. Commending their achievements, he highl...

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